1 Chronicles 18:2

2 David also defeated the Moabites, and they became subject to him and brought him tribute.

1 Chronicles 18:2 in Other Translations

2 And he smote Moab; and the Moabites became David's servants, and brought gifts.
2 And he defeated Moab, and the Moabites became servants to David and brought tribute.
2 David also conquered the land of Moab, and the Moabites who were spared became David’s subjects and paid him tribute money.
2 He also fought and defeated Moab. The Moabites came under David's rule and paid regular tribute.
2 He also defeated the Moabites, and they became David's subjects and brought tribute.

1 Chronicles 18:2 Meaning and Commentary

1 Chronicles 18:18

And he brought the ram for the burnt offering
One of the two he was ordered to take, ( Leviticus 8:2 )

and Aaron and his sons laid their hands on the head of the ram;
as they had done before on the head of the bullock, see ( Leviticus 8:14 ) their right hands, as the Targum of Jonathan, and that at the same time; not first Aaron and then his sons, as a famous grammarian, Aben Ezra makes mention of, thought; but, as he himself says, they laid them on together.

1 Chronicles 18:2 In-Context

1 In the course of time, David defeated the Philistines and subdued them, and he took Gath and its surrounding villages from the control of the Philistines.
2 David also defeated the Moabites, and they became subject to him and brought him tribute.
3 Moreover, David defeated Hadadezer king of Zobah, in the vicinity of Hamath, when he went to set up his monument at the Euphrates River.
4 David captured a thousand of his chariots, seven thousand charioteers and twenty thousand foot soldiers. He hamstrung all but a hundred of the chariot horses.
5 When the Arameans of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck down twenty-two thousand of them.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Numbers 21:29
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